Worst Cyberattack in Greece Disrupts High School Exams, Causes Political Spat
ATHENS, Greece (AP) Greeces Education Ministry says it has been targeted in a cyberattack described as the most extensive in the countrys history, aimed at disabling a centralized high school examination platform.
It said the distributed denial of service, or DDoS, attacks aimed at overwhelming the platform occurred for a second consecutive day Tuesday. The attack involved computers from 114 countries, causing outages and delays in high school exams but failing to cripple the system, the ministry said.
The cyberattacks prompted a judicial investigation ordered by a Supreme Court prosecutor, to be assisted by the polices cybercrime division.